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Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2012 14:19:15 -0400
From: Gregor Richards <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 9/10] GLIBC ABI patches

On 07/24/12 14:15, Igmar Palsenberg wrote:
>>> Just nonsense aliases GNU uses...
>>> Needed for ABI compatability.
>> could we mark them as such? at least with a comment.
>> I really like that musl is so readable. This patch adds some obfuscation that can simply be countered by marking it as "ok this is only here for reason X."
> I would like to see those options behind a compile time option : It bloats musl with in many cases unneeded code. I test my compiles with musl, and I like it lean and mean.
> Regards,
> 	Igmar

These are just aliases, not code. There's no bloat there.

One of the advantages of musl is its LACK of configurability: If you 
have “musl”, you know what precisely you're getting.

With valediction,
  - Gregor Richards

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